Healthy Holidays

5 Food Allergy Strategies for a Happy Halloween

5 Food Allergy Strategies for a Happy Halloween

Do your kids have food allergies? Do you? Halloween is that time of year when you have to be more aware then ever if you have any food allergies.  Often there is more candy laying around the office for parties as well as candy being passed out in classrooms to your...

Happy 4th and Salsa Recipe

Happy 4th and Salsa Recipe

Hope you are celebrating independence day with your loved ones!  Need a festive (and simple) snack to take to a BBQ or to a gathering this weekend?  Check out this delicious salsa recipe excerpted from my book I co-authored with Dr. David Brownstein The Guide to...

Bloating and Weight Loss Solutions HOLIDAY BOGO

Bloating and Weight Loss Solutions HOLIDAY BOGO

FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY HOLIDAY BOGO Buy my NEW eBook Bye-Bye Belly Bloat and get my other eBook How to NOT Gain 10 Pounds this Holiday Season FREE!!!    IMAGINE NOT FEELING ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS ANYMORE ...Indigestion …Gassy …Bloated …Heartburn …Lower back pain...

Don’t Forget About the Ultimate Holiday Fruit!

Don’t Forget About the Ultimate Holiday Fruit!

They’re bright, they’re cheerful, and they instantly make you think of the holidays. If you want the ultimate seasonal fruit, pick up a bag of fresh cranberries! While dried cranberries are almost always coated with sugar and most cranberry juices have more sugar than...

Pumpkin Power

Pumpkin Power

It’s pumpkin time! Everybody’s favorite winter squash is just as much fun to eat as it is to decorate. And the best part is that you can decide how much effort you want to put into your pumpkin: you can roast it from scratch, or you can open a can or you can use it in...

Gluten-Free Cake for Independence Day

Gluten-Free Cake for Independence Day

Happy Independence day!  Celebrate with this delicious gluten-free cake and then fresh fruit to top it off in the design of an American flag.  Use this recipe for a treat even the kids will love: 4th of July Cake 1          cup brown rice flour 1          teaspoon...

What to Do with All of Those Leftover Easter Eggs

What to Do with All of Those Leftover Easter Eggs

One of the best parts about Easter is the Easter egg hunt…but then what to do with the basketful of eggs once they’ve been found? Luckily, you can use them in all kinds of ways, both in dishes and around your home. If you choose natural plant-based dyes, you can crush...

Homemade for your Valentine: DIY Extracts

Homemade for your Valentine: DIY Extracts

Thinking of making a homemade Valentine gift for someone this year? Extracts are easy and fun to make. Better yet, they’re compact and nonperishable, which means they’ll be welcome in everyone’s kitchen (including yours!). Creating your own extracts is as simple as...

Homemade for the Holidays: Chocolate Bark

Homemade for the Holidays: Chocolate Bark

You’ve probably seen fancy chocolate bark in stores, but did you know how easy it is to make your own customized version? You can even make multi-flavor bark by sprinkling on strips of different toppings. You probably already have the ingredients for it on hand, too!...

Kid-Made Healthy Holiday Treats

Kid-Made Healthy Holiday Treats

The best part of any holiday is spending time with family and friends—it’s a lot more fun to make treats together in the kitchen than battle for parking places at the mall! If you have little ones around, they’ll want to be involved, too, so it’s great to have recipes...

Warm Spices = Cozy Holidays

Warm Spices = Cozy Holidays

Some people create festive centerpieces for the dinner table while others like to decorate their front yards with lights and reindeer, but everybody has one favorite holiday tradition in common: warm, sweet spices that make winter seem a whole lot cozier. Feeling...

Making the Most of Leftover Turkey

Making the Most of Leftover Turkey

I can't wait to pick up my fresh pasture raised turkey from RC Organics tomorrow!  Last year Thanksgiving was amazing and my organic turkey was moist and tender and delicious.  However, you could argue that leftover turkey is the best part of a Thanksgiving meal—you...

Happy Halloween (and Teal Pumpkins)!

Happy Halloween! Kids love Halloween.  Halloween does not have to be about sugar and candy and certainly doesn't have to put any kids at risk or make them feel left out if they cannot have these items.  Consider giving some non-treat items this year like stickers,...

Putting Some Pumpkin into Your Life

Putting Some Pumpkin into Your Life

Fall is here, and so are pumpkin-flavored everythings: pumpkin coffee, pumpkin oatmeal, pumpkin granola bars, even pumpkin rice cakes. (And of course pumpkin beer.) Unfortunately, most of these commercially made pumpkin foods don’t contain much real pumpkin. If you do...

Homemade Chocolate Valentine’s Day Treats

Want to make your loved ones a homemade chocolate treat? Time to let your own imagination fly! Start with a bar of good-quality chocolate, like Valrhona 70% or 85%. Think about what other flavors you want to include. Dried fruit? Spices? Toasted coconut? Cocoa nibs?...

Creating a Healthy Holidays

Creating a Healthy Holidays

Many people get nervous around the holidays because they think they need to avoid everything and won't have any fun if they are trying to eat healthy.  The good new is, healthy eating around the holidays can also be delicious eating! It’s also less expensive than...

Festive Holiday Beverages Made Easy

If you have a slow cooker that’s been languishing in your basement since the 80s, it’s time to haul it out and put it to work this New Year's Eve! Some of the season’s most party-friendly beverages can simmer happily in a slow cooker while guests enjoy a relaxing...

Healthier Holiday Treats & Sweets

Holiday treats don’t have to equal holiday guilt (or pounds)—it doesn’t take much effort to transform traditional favorites into healthy new favorites. All you need to do is focus on individual ingredients. Use unrefined oils, not vegetable oil; opt for whole-grain...

Homemade for the Holidays

Nothing spreads holiday cheer like homemade gifts! This year, stay off Amazon and spend some fun family time making treats for the folks on your list. From exotic granola to gourmet popcorn, it’s easy to get creative with flavors and ideas, especially when you know...

Healthy Breakfast Quiche Cups

Looking for something simple to make to feed your family at breakfast time when they stay over this holiday season?  These are simple and delicious (and gluten-free).  You can even make them in advance and then just warm up in the morning.  Enjoy!   Healthy...

Turkey Soup and Last Call 20% Off

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Don't forget to use your leftover turkey.  One easy and delicious way is to make soup.  Buy or make homemade broth or better yet, if you saved your turkey bones you can first slow cook those to make a rich turkey broth...

Happy Thanksgiving and Black Friday 20% Off Sale

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  I hope you enjoy a wonderful day with family and friends. I am also pleased to announce a “Black Friday” Weekend sale—all items are 20% off from now until 6 p.m. EST Sunday, November 29, 2015.  All of Dr. Brownstein's books and DVDs are...

FREE GIFT to you to THANK YOU for your support

At this wonderful time of year I remember all the things I am grateful for and one of them is YOU!  In gratitude to YOU, I have teamed up with my friend and colleague Angelle Batten to offer you this amazing and FREE "REAL Holiday Survival Guide".  This eGuide is our...

Even Better Barbecues

The best kind of party is an outdoor party, and that means a BBQ. Time to fire up the grill and get out the lawn chairs! And with these handy tips, you and your guests can enjoy summer favorites that are delicious and healthy. A mix-and-match beverage buffet? Check....

Festive Ideas for the Fourth

The 4th of July is just around the corner and many people (including myself) plan to spend the week or weekend with family, friends, and loved ones. To make it more festive try these ideas: Decorate your house with fun red, white and blue themed decorations.  Use 4th...

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